Our hearts–and the hearts of every Packback team member–are breaking for the students and families reeling from the horrors at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas last night and for all those whose lives have been destroyed by gun violence.
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Karyl Garland, Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, shares her teaching philosophy: call upon students’ rich experiences to meet them where they are and create a balanced learning environment.
Whether you are a K-12 teacher or a higher ed professor, you may sometimes feel overwhelmed by your workload. While some stress is normal, if it dominates your life then it can lead to burnout. Between grading, meetings, and actual teaching, burnout is common among educators – so we pulled together five tips to help …
K-12 Dive Article Outlines How Tools Like Packback Can Build Classroom Community and Save Educator Time
In a new article for K-12 Dive, former Superintendent of Palm Beach County Schools, Robert Avossa, shares how educators can free up their time from administrative tasks to focus on students. The solution? Implementing the right EdTech tools that can save time in the classroom while promoting community.
Central to Packback’s discussion platform is the Curiosity Score – which is based on students’ communication, credibility, and curiosity, infused in their discussion posts. This feedback is provided in real-time to students, as a virtual coach that guides them to write higher quality posts.
Fierce Education Article Outlines New Features of Packback Instruct and Successful Course Implementation
In a recent article from Fierce Education, Peggy Bresnick connected with Packback’s co-founder Jessica Tenuta for an overview of the features of Packback Instruct, the newest add-on for Packback. Bresnick also spoke to Ayana Jamieson, Ph.D. about how she has found success with the platform in her courses.